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, good morning, i'm jim donovan. i'm brooke thomas. this is a live look at the convention floor, tonight hillary clinton will accept her parties nomination making history. we will have a live report in just a moment. but first katie and meisha are keeping an eye on things. first of all katie there is a flash flood. >> flash flood watch going in to effect for us what time. >> starting this evening. >> so good. >> not affecting our morning commute. >> no. >> roads are looking good, you guys, just checkpoints we are getting used to, closures and information on a cool concert coming up in a bit. >> like you said in the dealing with any issues with the weather as it pertains the two morning drive, sun glare, of course, we have put that to the side because it is bright and quiet. there is eventually going to be a bubbling up of showers and thunderstorms. we will show you what is happening. first up we will take you up this way to northampton county just one set of heat lights crossing through. but quiet as things are
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starting to wake up outside hotel bethlehem on main street in bethlehem. but it is tranquil. it is like this pretty much every where on storm scan three. barely have a cloud in the sky it will not stay this way. we have moisture that continues to build in our atmosphere and that flash flood watch will take effect. it will go into effect this evening. not everyone is included. go far enough to the north and west here lehigh valley won't be included. north of the poconos nor lancaster or berks county but we see showers and storms popping up they will be scattered. not everyone gets hit. but if you do get hit by one of these pockets you are very likely to get drench. we have a lights of moisture to work with. seventy-six at philly international. we have a pair have of six's in allentown. upper 70's through dover and wildwood. as the day progresses, yeah, we will start off with some sunshine, innocent enough to kick start this forecast but by the time we hit 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon and still
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extending the heat wave at 93 degrees but by that point we will have stuff to check on the radar. >> great to know, thank you so much. good morning everyone. happy thursday, we are looking at police checkpoint this morning. doesn't look so much fun, i thought so too. here's 95 north at platt bridge, looking good and darn quiet. we will see this change as we push toward 6:00 o'clock. we have all week long. but it probably will. second one is 95 south at the vine what you're looking at is a closure 95 ram tops broad street north and southbound except for nav i yard and closed between 2:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. off ramp to packer is also closed same tame frame 2:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. this is what i was just mentioning affecting patco, this is tonight for dnc volunteers and staff which is a nice thing, 1:00 p.m. at bb and t pavilion. path conn running from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and
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new jersey rougher lining running every 15 minutes between 10:00 a.m. and end of that concert. this alternate between 95, travelers, today we will let you know what that is all about in 15 minutes. jim, over to you. it it is fourth and final day of the democratic national convention. we have team coverage with justin finch live at fdr park with the latest on protest. >> but first we will begin with jan carabao on the floor of the wells fargo center where hillary clinton will take the stage later tonight, jan, good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: today's theme is stronger together meant to highlight hillary clinton's experience and showcase her vision for the future of the united states. finally today clinton get her chance on that stage as she officially accepts the parties nomination for president, overnight here in the wells fargo center here in south philadelphia you can see crews working hard to reconn figure that stage to make sure everything is just right for yet another historic moment but last night speakers brought out the crowds, stands were filled with celebrities and delegates alike.
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president barack obama took to the stage with the speech filled with hope and opt chris many. far cry for dark outlook of america painted by donald trump just about a week earlier. instead president says america is already great and already strong. then he and vice-presidential candidate tim kaine both tore into trump. president criticized trump's record in business in what he calls a lack of experience saying trump is unprepared for a job and would be a military disaster. the president continued saying that the billion air businessman is betting fear will bring enough people to the polls to secure the presidency for the republicans >> the reason he will lose it is because he is selling the american people short we're not a fragile people. we're not a frightful people. our power doesn't come from self declared savior promising
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he alone cannery store other as long as we do things his way. we don't look to be ruled. >> our nation, it is just too great to put it in the hands of a slick talking, empty promising, self promoting, one man wrecking crew. >> a lot of strong word last night and guess who made a surprise appearance at the end of the night, that is hillary clinton, she appeared on stage after the president's remarks and gave him a big hug. eerie motional night is on tap tonight back out here live in the wells fargo center. you can see the stage is set speaking here this evening is not only hillary clinton but her daughter too chelsea clinton will interest tuesday her mother as first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. we gavel in here at dnc here on the final night at 4:30. we are reporting live from
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south philadelphia this morning, jan carabao for cbs-3 "eyewitness news" jim and brooke back to you. well after midnight when president obama left philadelphia on air force one. we're told there was a slight scare during the flight back to washington. a sudden jolt of what felt like turbulence left passengers scrambling for their seats. plane landed just after 1:00 a.m. at joint base andrews without further incident. after president obama's speech first lady michelle obama said that is my man, your truth, dignity and grace remind us what reallieder ship looks like. i'm always proud of our potus, sign mo. before the president addressed the nation it was a chaotic scene right outside wells fargo center. >> self protesters were arrested after break go through a security gate. "eyewitness news" reporter justin finch is live where police will be ready for later today. good morning, justin. >> reporter: good morning. seven people are in federal custody for trying to breach a
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secret service fence in what was a third day of dnc demonstrations sweeping from city hall to here at fdr park. looking at video from overnight just before 11:00 p.m. wednesday philadelphia police placing seven people under a rest. they are accused of breaching a perimeter fence at the a secret service security zone by wells fargo center. hours before about 9:00 p.m. outside the well some 35 protesters were also taken in custody. officials say that crowd refused police orders to stop blocking a convention exit area for delegates. just before noon some ten demonstrators making their way inside the comcast center to hold a sit into use plastic ties, protesting media coverage of the campaign. they were detain, ticketed and released, and nearby for some six hours reports of the demonstrators rallying outside city hall. we have reports of one police officer suffering minor injuries in responding to the scene here in south philadelphia. amid protests here a woman
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burn. "eyewitness news" on the scene as she was carried away to the hospital, commissioner richard ross was describing what happened. >> a female earlier unrelated to this, start aid fire burning something. she tried to put it out or she was setting it but she burned her leg pretty good. >> commissioner ross says she will require hospitalization, police also saying that some 69 citations have been issued, since monday. four demonstrators tasting charges for breaching a fence on tuesday were in court yesterday. they were released on their own reconnaissance. we are live from fdr park, justin finch for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". jim and brooke back to you. former philadelphia police commissioner charles ramsey was also at the convention and spoke yesterday. >> ramsey said too many police officers have died and too many families have lost loved ones to gun violence. >> we need more than grieving to protect our law enforcement
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officers and to serve the memory of those heroes who have fallen. we need common sense measures to reduce gun violence. >> former arizona congress woman gabby giffords called for stricter gun control legislation. giffords suffered serious injuries when she was shot during a public appearance in 2011. stay with "eyewitness news" for continuing coverage of the campaign 2016, on the radio with kyw news radio and 1210 wpht, on line with cbs philly.com and on tv with cbs news and you're witness news team right here on cbs-3. donald trump hits the campaign trail in iowa, his under fire by political leaders on both side of the aisle for recent comments he made. the republican presidential nominee rallied with support ers in scranton and ohio, wednesday, but it is what he said in florida, that has drawn the most criticism.
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trump told reporters he hopes that russia find the thousands of e-mails hillary clinton deleted from a private server during her tenure as secretary of state. funeral arrangements announced for philadelphia fire fighters who died on duty last week. seven year year veteran fire company gabriel lead died while working the night shift saturday in north philadelphia a viewing will be monday night at deliverancee advantage gel california church on lehigh avenue with another viewing tuesday morning, before his funeral services. lee a father of three was 42 years old. police down the shore are working to fine three suspects who tied someone up and robbed them. it happened, last thursday, in sea isle city on forty-seventh place near the bay. officers say that two armed masked men and woman ran away after they were interrupted by victim's father. no one was hurt but neighbors are on edge, police plan to give more details later this week. welshing still ahead a
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developing story from los angeles at least one person is dead after a car crashes in to a house we will tell you what was happening inside at the time. also ahead trouble is on the horizon for atlantic city. we will show you what a wall street firm predicts may happen next week. we have winning numbers from last night's pur ball drawing if you didn't have a ticket don't worry, jackpot continues to grow, we will tell you about it, all coming up. >> ♪ katie is playing dj and tracking rain and thunderstorms heading here today plus she will tell us which parts of the area are under a flash flood watch, we will be right back.
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officers arrived, and car didn't have a license plate or any identification inside. leading wall street firm says atlantic city will likely default on a debt payment monday unless the city gets a promised infusion of cash. people of moody i's investor service say ac need 740 million-dollar promised by state lawmakers last may. it was part of the deal to help city get finances in order by a november deadline. moody's says a default could lead to bankruptcy. and it looks like another giant jackpot is climbing the charts. >> no one matched last night's power ball drawing, so prize is up to 478 million-dollar for meisha and i to claim. here are numbers from last night in case you think you won smaller prize. the next drawing is saturday night, nearly three months have have passed without a winner of a big jackpot. all right, katie, will we hit the jackpot with our
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weather today. >> no. >> man, why do we have to talk like that. i have to give you bad news. >> we are dealing with what looks like pretty heavy duty then are storms and sitting in a severe thunderstorm watch or slight risk for some severe wet's cross portions of our region. lets go outside and start things off, by taking you here , to the severe threat which is again slight, off to the south, we will talk more about that in a second here but we will also take a look at what the radar has up its sleeve here in addition to that flash flood watch in effect right now they are in the effect over kentucky, portions of tennessee, basically right along the ohio river, you have got really heavy thunderstorms and downpours, crossing true just south of cincinnati, east of louisville, here at home flash flood watch take effect this evening and tomorrow evening for basically the same round of heavy rain that is heading our way. lets go back to the severe
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threat, notice off to the south that we will see a slight risk, that is on the list of the five categories of severe weather potential is number two, from number one to five, five being the highest threat, it will be a generally le risk but regardless downpours are a given but it is just who gets it because it will be scattered variety of showers and storms within these thunderstorms it could not only be downpours but gusty wind and hail. we are starting to get used to this now that we're well in the summertime but lets talk about the flood threat in more details. we could be looking at up to two plus inches out of this if you have poor drainage out there, those trains can just get overwhelmed, very, very quickly and that will easily slow you down. if you get stuck where you see flooded roadway, please just turnaround, and find a different way to go, we will say it all the time, even six inches of water can actually swipe your vehicle alloway. doesn't take much. please be careful in this. right now quiet at least.
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we will look to the pollen report today relatively maryland rate with our pollen levels but they will get swiped clean or wiped clean by tomorrow all courtesy of that rain coming in. quick check of the live neighborhood network it is all tranquil at rehoboth, it will not stay that way we will break heat wave looking ahead in the forecast, meisha, over to you. thank you, good morning, everybody. happy thursday, looking at ben franklin bridge my best friend and it is looking beautiful as it always does, as we head out of new jersey into center city you can see early risers but ben franklin bridge is looking nice right now. schuylkill headlight moving in the eastbound direction at montgomery, pushing eastbound we are looking good. when we look in the westbound direction it is looking equal to the eastbound side, i want to say these folks heat up quicker but overall east and westbound schuylkill is looking good my friend. new jersey 42 freeway north bound at creek road take to 295 we are looking like this not too bad. we will see this progress and
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moving toward 295 in the 6:00 o'clock hour. overall in new jersey first live look outside looking good now lets talk about a checkpoint eastbound vine at 95 you can see travelers going by holding steady here looking good. we have 95 north platt bridge, 95 south at the vine we have lost your left lane progressing toward these checkpoint areas, and no vehicles over five tons are allowing checkpoints as well. we will talk about this again all morning long, jim and brooke back over to you. new for a lot newspaper headlines from across our region. >> from the cover of the daily times of the delaware county a philadelphia man has been charge with the murder of a former roommate outside stone hers court apartment complex in upper cash i this week. thirty-nine year-old lawrence lucas allegedly shot his ex- room made dwayne lancaster in a revenge killing. on the front page of the hamburg area item swimmers
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have been swapping to peace rock thank to a viral you tube video a machining them one that died. hasem, attempted to swim across the schuylkill when he began to struggle and ultimately drawn. from the trentonian after state corrections officer union pulled sponsorship of the trenton african-american festival lottery winners stepped up to help. smith family presented a $4,000 check to festival organizers in front of the 105 headquarters. you may recall the family won 429 million-dollar, in may. that is a look at some of the newspaper headlines from around the delaware valley. well, still a head a pig send off for a local youth baseball team. plus pat's here with sports. veterans arrived at eagles training camp and before they hit each other is there already an injury we will tell you who is walking wounded and why it could spell trouble
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well, it is 5:24. well column back. thanks for waking up with us. >> pat has sports. >> is there an injury already. >> how. >> how can that be we have not even started things with the eagles but we will tell but that in a second. convention is not only thing going on in south philadelphia , obviously your philadelphia eagles are at training camp at novacare and all 90 players will be there by the start of the practice today. head coach doug pederson wants to focus on fundamentals and get in physical contact right a was i that is how andy reid dit practice starts today. hitting starts saturday. now one veteran in camp is linebacker nigel bradham was
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arrested and charged for assault last week for an allege scuffle with a hotel worker in miami. he signed a two year deal with the eagles in the off season for seven million-dollar. coach pederson says eagles will deal with thish knew due time. one position the eagles are already thin at is running back and before the hitting starts they have taken a hit, that is starter ryan matthews limping into camp with an ankle injury. bird say he suffered it last week and placed on none in football injury list. talented but often injured matthews has only played a full 16 game season once in a six year career. phillies open up a four game series in atlanta and they are probable toy get out of miami, as odd as that might sound, coming off two complete games, zach eflin got lit up yesterday. might as well t that up for jean carlos stanton, 430 feet on the home run, in the first inning, and no looking back from there. the phillies get rock.
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eleven-one. don't forget mlb trade deadline coming up on monday. we are winning good luck to the 12 and under marlton red as they helped off to the rip ken world series in aberdeen, maryland. is there your middle atlantic champion red right the there. team won 2014, ten year-old world series, this is a season bunch. game kicks off from the evesham fire department at 11:30 with the big send off from the community and phillies fanatic will be here as well so good luck to the marlton reds. win one, we need it. >> marlton reds. >> go reds. >> okay, thank you pat, appreciate it. coming up next on "eyewitness news" more on the protesters arrested last night at dnc. plus governor wolf takes on donald trump, jan. it is day four at democratic national convention , the the final day in south philadelphia. i'm january scan carabao coming up a look a head to hillary clinton's acceptance
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speech and rousing endorsements that she got last night. republican presidential nominee donald trump is asking russia to find hillary clinton 's missing state department e-mails setting off a political fire storm. i'm hena daniels in new york with more coming up. we are once again facing another hot and humid day to extend our heat wave, however end is in sight of the heat wave if you we are also going to have to deal with the significant trade off because of it, i'll tell you what it
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good morning, the stage is set at the wells fargo center where in just a few hours hillary clinton will accept her parties nomination. she will become the first female presidential nominee of the democratic party. crews spent all night transforming, the arena. >> i'm brooke thomas. i'm's jim donovan. democratic national convention stops today's morning minute. >> there has never been a man or a woman, not me, not bill, nobody, more qualified then hillary clinton to serve as president of the united states >> reporter: finally tonight, hillary clinton will get her moment on t

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